TFB Week In Review: What Did You Miss?

December 22, 2012

This past week started with our regular Make My Monday travel deals and specials. And this week we introduced “BigCrumbs” to you. On Tuesday, we reminded you about all the discount travel available via the Internet if you’ll just take the time to look for it. For World In A Weekend Wednesday, Christine took us […]

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How To Avoid Airlines’ Baggage Fees and Fuel Surcharges

December 21, 2012

By Kim Weiss Remember when the only expense you incurred at the airport with your baggage was the tip you gave the Skycap guys? That was before the airlines discovered a nifty little way to make many more millions off of us: baggage fees. And, as if they weren’t making enough money that way, they […]

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Holiday Entertainment and Other Perks at Airports This Season

December 20, 2012

By Kim Weiss I’m betting your brow is creased right now from the title of this post. What possible “perks” can there be in an airport during the holiday season when the terminals are packed, flights are being delayed, and the TSA lines are so backed up you could take a nap before it’s your […]

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World In A Weekend Wednesday: Panama City

December 19, 2012

By Christine Krzyszton Now here’s a place to check out, fellow Baby Boomers: Panama City. Not Panama City, Florida, but Panama City, Panama. It offers all the fresh seafood you can eat, beautiful beaches, a thriving nightlife, great shopping, arts and culture, fascinating history, affordable medical and dental care, and the home of the Panama […]

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Baby Boomers Travel: Discount Adventure Made Easy

December 18, 2012

By Susan Elizabeth* So now we’re baby boomer sand we still love to travel. That’s a very cool thing for a generation that embraced a sense of travel and adventure. Whether it was backpacking through Europe or hiking through the Brazilian rainforest, we baby boomers were the ones to do it. But everything changes a […]

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December 17, 2012

Big Cash From BigCrumbs: Have you heard about If not, you’re in for a treat. Sign up — for free– to Big Crumbs following the link below and anything you buy online will give you cash back. The site gets great prices on everything and this is completely legitimate. We know one person who […]

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TFB Week In Review: What Did You Miss?

December 15, 2012

Make My Monday on December 10 offered up another batch of deals and specials from travel vendors, including a special ski package to Butte from American Airlines, a chance to earn 10,000 miles if you travel to London this winter, and two pretty interesting credit card offers. On Tuesday, December 11, Christine shared information on […]

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Baby Boomers Explode Travel Industry

December 14, 2012

From the editor: We think our readers will thoroughly enjoy the following article. If you see yourself described, let us know in the Comments section! By Debra Fortosis* Following World War II, thousands of G.I.s rushed home and immediately married and started families. The result? There are over 76.1 million baby boomers alive today — […]

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Need A Getaway? Consider Travelzoo’s Top 20 + “Destination of the Week”

December 13, 2012

Every week, Travelzoo searches more than 1000 travel companies worldwide for their very best deals. From this research, Travelzoo then compiles its  weekly “Top 20” list. If you subscribe to Travelzoo, chances are you’ve already received this via email. If not, have a look at Travelzoo’s finds this week, and by all means, sign up […]

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Savvy and Safe: Common Sense Tips For Traveling Abroad

December 12, 2012

By Kim Weiss Now that the kids have flown from the nest and your nest egg is nice and plump (or, even better, your frequent flier miles “bank” account!), you’re ready to expand your horizons and fly off to points beyond the U.S. Maybe it’s time for that European trip you’ve dreamed of for years  […]

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